Biopics of Wilt Chamberlain, George Foreman and Marge Schott highlight a wide-ranging slate of original movies on the drawing boards of the USA Network.
The demand for 30-second spots on the January 30 Super Bowl has become so ferocious that ABC will harvest $3 million apiece for the few it expects to sell in the next six weeks.
Optimism is creeping back onto the agenda at the Cable and Satellite Broadcasting Assn. of Asia (Casbaa) conference and exhibition, which runs here through Friday.
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" and other broadcast distractions made November a tough month for some ad-supported cable nets, but the competition couldn't slow TBS, ESPN or Nickelodeon.
The gameshow boomlet inspired by the success of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" doesn't seem to be in jeopardy of slowing down anytime soon, with CBS the latest net to announce a copycat quizzer.
Closing in on the last five months of her contract, 20-year local newscasting vet Tawny Little has ankled her 10 p.m. co-anchor post at UPN affil KCOP.
Only Ebenezer Scrooge would knock TNT's "A Christmas Carol." Handsome, wholesome and finely tuned, the cable web's take on Charles Dickens' 1843 masterwork is TV at its classiest.
Pay-per-view events came of age as a heavy-duty revenue generator during the 1990s.
Grupo Televisa unveiled a one-stop ad sales plan for its pay TV operations. Mexico's dominant broadcaster is also a leading provider via its majority stakes in satcaster Sky Mexico and Mexico City…
Lawyers for Playboy Television appeared in the Supreme Court on Tuesday to argue against a law that would force cable operators to completely block the sound and video from their softcore porn…